Pre-eclampsia and high blood pressure in pregnancy

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We are very grateful for all the help and support we have received in producing this module. Thanks to all those who were interviewed; the researchers, consultants, midwives, nurses, GPs and support organisations who helped us recruit participants, and provided us with expert feedback and advice during the project.

Action on Pre-eclampsia
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Carole Crawford – Research Midwife, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford
The Daisy Foundation
Tracey Dennis – Patient Representative
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Martin Hirsch BM MRCOG – Clinical Research Fellow, Women’s Health Research Unit, Bart’s and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London
Dr Mark J Johnson – Consultant Neonatologist and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in Neonatal Medicine Department of Neonatal Medicine, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, NIHR Biomedical Research Centre Southampton, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust and University of Southampton
Dr Rehan-Uddin Khan – Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and Director of Medical Education, Barts and the Royal London Hospital; Honorary Senior Lecturer in Women’s Health, Queen Mary University of London; Chair of Women’s Health Clinical Board, Barts Health NHS Trust
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Professor Richard McManus – Professor of Primary Care Research at the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford
Caroline Mentzer – Patient Representative, and Nutritional Therapist and Medical Herbalist
Dr Louise Pealing – GP and Clinical Research Fellow, Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford
Dr Gurmukh Sandhu – Anaesthetist, Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust
Teresa Shalofsky (RM) – Associate Head of Department (Nursing and Midwifery), Lead for Midwifery and Children’s Nursing and Lead Midwife for Education, University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol
Mr Nigel Simpson – Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Leeds
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Louisa Waite – Content Development Editor, BJOG, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
Dr Louise Webster – Clinical Research Fellow in Obstetrics, Division of Women's Health, King's College London

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This is a summary of independent research arising from a doctoral fellowship ‘Developing a Core Outcome Set for Hypertensive Disorders in Pregnancy’ (DRF-2014-07-051) supported by the National Institute for Health Research. The views expressed in this publication are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the National Health Service, the National Institute for Health Research, or the Department of Health. Supervised by: Professor Richard McManus – Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford; Professor Khan Khalid – Women's Health Research Unit, Queen Mary, University of London; Professor Sue Ziebland – Health Experiences Research Group, University of Oxford.

Data collected for ‘Self-monitoring of blood pressure in pregnancy: developing the evidence base in primary care’: This is a summary of independent research funded by the National School for Primary Care Research (NSPCR Project Number 171). The views expressed are those of the authors, and not necessarily those of the NHS, the NIHR or the Department of Health.

Data collected for ‘Conditions that threaten women’s lives in childbirth & pregnancy’. This study presents independent research funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) under the "Beyond maternal death: Improving the quality of maternity care through national studies of "near-miss" maternal morbidity" programme (Programme Grant RP-PG-0608-10038). The views expressed in this website are those of the author(s) and not necessarily those of the NHS, the NIHR or the Department of Health. The funder had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the website. 

Grant holders 
Dr James M. N. Duffy
Professor Richard McManus
Professor Sue Ziebland

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